Ring with intaglio depicting a youth with wings or horns on his head and cicada above

Details

  • Title

    Ring with intaglio depicting a youth with wings or horns on his head and cicada above

  • Associated place

    Krym (Nymphaion) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    4th century BC (400 - 301 BC)
  • Material and technique

    gold

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    bezel 1.6 x 1.2 cm (length x width)
    hoop 2.1 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir William Siemens, 1884.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1885.490

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Further reading

Scarisbrick, Diana and Taylor, Gerald, Finger rings from Egypt to the present day (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1978), no.71, p.35

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